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The Age of the Demagogues

Are we in an age of demagogues? The collapse of our political and cultural institutions has turned charlatans and thugs such as presidential hopeful Donald Trump into viable candidates.

Hard Questions for Debating Democrats

It is easy enough to denounce the denialists on the Republican side, but the Democratic candidates ought to be asked how they differ in dealing with the most challenging issue of our time: global climate change.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

Hillary Clinton Voices Support for Federal Investigation of ExxonMobil

At a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton said that she is in support of the Department of Justice investigating ExxonMobil. Her stance: There is a lot of evidence that ExxonMobil purposefully mislead the American public on climate change.

While the Republicans Snarled, Hillary Smiled

We know conservatives left furious and whiny, but did Hillary Clinton's strong performance rally skeptical liberals to her side?

Clinton Scandals: If the First Time Is Tragedy…

If Whitewater wasn't a tragedy then Benghazi and Hillary Clinton's email scandal is assuredly a farce. But Republicans think differently as the damned emails will return on Oct. 22, when Clinton appears before the Benghazi committee.

Debate: Sanders Rejects Intervention While Clinton Slams Iran and Putin and Supports Syrian Rebels...

While foreign policy was a big issue discussed during the Democratic National Debate, Bernie Sanders' and Hillary Clinton's stances couldn't be more different. Here's their views when it comes to Iran, Putin and supporters of Syrian Rebels.

Hillary, Bernie, and the Banks

Wall Street bankers are still an enormous threat to millions of Americans and the only way to resolve this is “with reforms so big, bold, and public they can’t be watered down.”

Hunting Hillary: Dim Speaker-to-Be Reveals Select Committee’s Partisan Goal

As the Republican-controlled House revealed yet another committee to investigate Benghazi, is this their way of "hurting Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign?"

Clinton Emails: Is this Watergate? Or Just Another Whitewater?

The Hillary Clinton email hysteria rages on as the Washington press corps have virtually declared war on her. But is this a Republican stunt to derail the Democratic presidential candidate they fear the most?